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Chicken Pesto Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 10 min.
Pesto replaces traditional tomato sauce in this chicken and artichoke heart pizza.

Ingredients

  • 1 10-ounce package Italian flavored, fully cooked, carved chicken breast or other cooked chicken breast
  • 1 12-inch, thin, pre-baked pizza crust
  • 1 2.82-ounce jar pesto
  • 1 6-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Grated fontina cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Spread the pizza crust with the pesto. Sprinkle with chicken, artichoke hearts and grated cheese. Season with freshly ground pepper, if desired.
  • Bake on a pizza stone or baking sheet for 8 - 10 minutes, until the cheese begins to brown. Serve hot.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 381
  Calories from Fat 125 (33%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(16%)Cholesterol 47mg
(32%)Sodium 771mg
(9%)Potassium 330mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(46%)Protein 23g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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